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Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum Today, 02:10 PM
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Posted By Stang70Fastback
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https://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=119701
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum Yesterday, 11:12 PM
Replies: 17,381
Views: 6,067,506
Posted By Stang70Fastback
But I already haz BBK!

But I already haz BBK!
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum Yesterday, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17,381
Views: 6,067,506
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I got similar damage to my passenger side door a...

I got similar damage to my passenger side door a few years ago when a minivan the next lane over hit a huge chunk of... something... and it ricocheted into my car. The body shop I took it to had to...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Oh crap. Completely missed the 2017 part. My bad,...

Oh crap. Completely missed the 2017 part. My bad, lol.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 163
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Just do it properly and buy replacement housings....

Just do it properly and buy replacement housings. You won't get a proper beam pattern any other way that won't also blind oncoming traffic. Check out my post:
...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-19-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17,381
Views: 6,067,506
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I used my BRZ to acquire a $100 "failure to come...

I used my BRZ to acquire a $100 "failure to come to a COMPLETE stop" ticket. Normally I'm extra cautious when there is a camera, and make sure to come to a prolonged stop behind the stop bar, but I...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-18-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Well, you simply should NOT drive the tS with the...

Well, you simply should NOT drive the tS with the stock tires in cold weather, period. It comes with Pilot Sport 4S summer tires, which are just not safe to drive in below-freezing temperatures (and...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-18-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Stang70Fastback
That's a different use case, though. It's one...

That's a different use case, though. It's one thing for the system to be waiting to receive data from the TPMS sensors, and eventually illuminating the light to let you know that it isn't getting...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-17-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Be sure to keep track of the time you spend on...

Be sure to keep track of the time you spend on that project, and the cost of all the tools used so that we can do a proper analysis of the total cost of the project at the end of it :)
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-17-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I don't want to make it myself. I've got other...

I don't want to make it myself. I've got other things I'd rather spend my money on. Therefore I am willing to pay someone to make one for me. I'll PayPal you $25 for one.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-17-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Sweet! Can you make one for me? I'll pay you $25....

Sweet! Can you make one for me? I'll pay you $25. That's a 25% profit, which I think is pretty generous. PM me so we can work out the shipping and payment details.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance (Oil, Fluids, Break-In, Servicing) 10-17-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Stang70Fastback
The skid plate isn't "cardboard," lol, nor is it...

The skid plate isn't "cardboard," lol, nor is it a skid plate. Are you suggesting they installed a panel that will disintegrate if you drive the car in the rain?

It's a fiberglass aero panel...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-17-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 284
Posted By Stang70Fastback
That's a pretty large discrepancy front-to-rear....

That's a pretty large discrepancy front-to-rear. You're talking about a 20% taller sidewall, and a more than 5% increase in circumference, all for only a 4% increase in width.

Let's weigh the pros...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 10-16-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By Stang70Fastback
The tS has the same brakes as the Performance...

The tS has the same brakes as the Performance Pack vehicles. Just select a PP variant, and you should be fine.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-16-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Lol. No more than $50? You just listed $30 worth...

Lol. No more than $50? You just listed $30 worth of generic parts, which do not include the proper method of attaching specifically to our hoods. Do you consider it unfair if a company makes more...
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 10-16-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,129
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I've had my Grimmspeed ones for years and have no...

I've had my Grimmspeed ones for years and have no complaints!

http://www.seriesblueadventures.com/grimmspeed-hood-struts/
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 10-15-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 721
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Suggesting that a burnout is more destructive...

Suggesting that a burnout is more destructive than a track day because of wheel hop is stupid. If you're getting crazy wheel hop during a burnout, you're doing it wrong. By that logic, I could say...
Forum: Suspension | Chassis | Brakes 10-15-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 721
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Sorry, but I disagree heartily with some of the...

Sorry, but I disagree heartily with some of the opinions expressed here. A burnout isn't anywhere near as hard on a vehicle as a track day. Not even close. I don't know how you even come to that...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-13-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17,381
Views: 6,067,506
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I went with the left side because I eventually...

I went with the left side because I eventually want to upgrade to an OEM Audio setup, which places the subwoofer enclosure on the right side :)

Also, it makes for a slightly shorter air line run,...
Forum: Audio/Visual, Electronics, Infotainment, NAV 10-12-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I believe he's charging $100 for the wrap. Any...

I believe he's charging $100 for the wrap. Any color for anything.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 10-12-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,287
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Hornblasters Conductors Special 244 Nightmare...

Hornblasters Conductors Special 244 Nightmare Edition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjkKfxSaf8M
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-07-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17,381
Views: 6,067,506
Posted By Stang70Fastback
If you're referring to the switches:...

If you're referring to the switches: http://www.ft86club.com/forums/showthread.php?t=130675
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-06-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By Stang70Fastback
General Altimax Arctics are also a great option....

General Altimax Arctics are also a great option. I run them on my BRZ here in Chicago, and they work fine, even when I go ice racing on the frozen lakes of Wisconsin.
...
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 10-06-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17,381
Views: 6,067,506
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I didn't actually do anything to the car itself,...

I didn't actually do anything to the car itself, but I did finalize the design of my switch panel insert for that useless cubby hole in the dash, and I think it turned out pretty good! Still learning...
Forum: Audio/Visual, Electronics, Infotainment, NAV 10-06-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Illuminated Auxiliary Toggle Switch Insert (4 Switches) - $50

Hey folks. I got a lot of interest and feedback from people after my original post for these a few days ago. I've made quite a few changes, and I wanted to re-post with the final product, and better...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-26-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,587
Posted By Stang70Fastback
That is the exact opposite of what you are...

That is the exact opposite of what you are supposed to do. Per the Owner's Manual, the spare tire should ONLY go on the front. There are several reasons for this, including the propensity for the...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-26-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,587
Posted By Stang70Fastback
The foam that goes INSIDE the tire definitely...

The foam that goes INSIDE the tire definitely isn't necessary to secure the spare to the car, but I'm not sure it would do a great job of properly supporting the trunk floor, as it is 1" narrower,...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 09-26-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 740
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Yeah, I agree that it sounds like power steering...

Yeah, I agree that it sounds like power steering cut-out. Especially if it's happening in the same spot. I've had it happen to me on certain autocross courses - always at the exact same spot. Usually...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-26-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,587
Posted By Stang70Fastback
I don't want it buried in the trunk. I want it to...

I don't want it buried in the trunk. I want it to be something I can grab immediately if necessary, even if the trunk is full of stuff.

I have no intention of putting it in the center console, as...
Forum: Wheels | Tires | Spacers | Hub -- Sponsored by The Tire Rack 09-26-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,587
Posted By Stang70Fastback
Yeah, it's definitely another option if you need...

Yeah, it's definitely another option if you need more space. I have enough space with the disc-shaped insert for now. All I carry with me are jumper cables, a tow strap, a flashlight, two safety...
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